Table Saw Maintenance

These wheels will save my back. Made out of a 2×6 and 6in wheels with 6in iron rods as axles.

Making the wooden brackets was fun. They could be more secure, but I didn’t have time to snip up some nail plate and dig up small sheet metal screws.

The more frustrating part of this saw is that the bevel alignment is the weakest part. The BPS15 model has a really weak attachment between the bevel handle and the pinion gear. I drilled opposing holes through the back of the knob and screwed it in place.

Next the bevel adjustment bolts to make 0 and 45 angles correct are also kind of a joke. You loosen them and it actually just frees part if the saw bracing from the housing. I would really rather have seen a better mechanism, like an offset screw. Crappy.

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Saw mitre fence

There are grooves in the aluminum bar that should accept a hex head bolt, I would need to cut a pair to fit into the fence.

Three inch rip

This used table saw is definitely an improvement. However, it lacks sled grooves and a riving knife. I miss the sled grooves already. I think i should make a sled based on the fence.